Echo burning
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Published
New York : Jove Books, [2008], c2001.
Edition
Jove premium ed.
Physical Desc
568 pages ; 20 cm.
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Language
English
ISBN
9780515143829 (pbk.), 0515143820 (pbk.)

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General Note
"A Jack Reacher novel"--Cover.
General Note
Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2001.
Description
Jack Reacher, the vagabond freelance lawman who never hesitates to stick his nose into private business, takes his lively act to Texas, embroiling himself in what starts as a messy domestic dispute before turning far more ominous. The rugged former army cop comes to the aid of Carmen Greer, who picks him up on the side of the road one morning outside Lubbock, then asks him to kill her abusive husband. Sloop Greer is getting out of prison in a few days, and Carmen fears he will start beating her again. Reacher declines, but agrees to protect Carmen, hiring on as a cowhand at the couple's remote ranch in Echo County, Tex., far outside Pecos. Within hours of Sloop's return from prison, where he was serving time for tax evasion, violence strikes. But the victim isn't Carmen; it's Sloop. He's found shot dead, and Carmen is arrested. End of story? Hardly. Most wandering heroes would move on at this point, but not Reacher. He begins taking a hard look at both Carmen and Sloop's past, as well as local history. What he finds ugly secrets, human suffering, political evil is repulsive to a man who's been around as many blocks as Reacher. -- from Publishers weekly.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Child, L. (20082001). Echo burning. Jove premium ed. New York: Jove Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Child, Lee. 20082001. Echo Burning. New York: Jove Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Child, Lee, Echo Burning. New York: Jove Books, 20082001.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Child, Lee. Echo Burning. Jove premium ed. New York: Jove Books, 20082001. Print.

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